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  • Skateboarder Ting Lui fell in love with the sport as a teen, saying it helped her gain confidence and learn how to overcome failure
  • The coach at the city’s largest indoor skate park says it is still difficult for skaters to go pro or compete in the Olympics, as it requires a lot of money
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  • Each week, we respond to a question from our readers and give advice and resources they can turn to
  • This week, we help a student who wonders what to do after growing apart from their pal
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  • The jab can protect people as early as two weeks after the first dose, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said
  • More than 66,000 cases of monkeypox have been detected globally, but new infections have been falling since August
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  • One education body blames falling birth rate and wave of emigration for losing students
  • But Hong Kong Subsidised Secondary School Council says ‘double-digit’ reduction was expected, with the decrease set to be ‘more horrible’ in the future
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  • Muslim minority group was targeted by Myanmar’s military rulers and driven into Bangladesh, where they live in refugee camps
  • Human rights organisation says the social media platform did little to curb the spread of fake news about the ethnic group, which fuelled hate across the country
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  • Recipe only takes five minutes to prep and makes four servings
  • Don’t be afraid to adjust your oats to suit your tastes!
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  • Schools eager to resume overseas trips for students after three-year break forced by Covid restrictions
  • Study tour agents predict increased business as some schools prepare to send pupils on trips next year
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  • According to latest index by Lingnan University, pupils from Primary Four to Form Three have an average happiness rating of 6.77 on a scale between zero and 10
  • ‘Pressure from study is tremendous and many students cannot catch up with the curriculum,’ says researcher who led the study
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  • UK body says the social media platform may have processed the data of youths under 13 without appropriate parental consent
  • Britain’s government is pushing through online safety bill, which requires technology companies to protect kids from harmful content
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  • Joyce Kei Sum-yee, a Year 12 student at Renaissance College, won gold in the Dance World Cup Asian Cup in 2018 and 2019
  • First runner-up in Performing Artist category of 2022 Student of the Year Awards shares how she learned to convey emotion and meaning through dance
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  • Demonstrations have erupted across the country following the death of a woman arrested by morality police for breaching strict modesty laws
  • Crowds are calling for the end of the nation’s decades-long dictatorship and women are burning their headscarves; footage shows police firing live rounds at protesters
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  • Chemists in the US and China say they have found a breakthrough way to break down these polluting compounds using relatively low temperatures and common reagents
  • According to the 2021 report from Hong Kong’s drinking water safety advisory committee, very low concentrations of PFAS have been detected in the city’s water
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  • The film’s impressive CGI effects and star actors – Tom Hanks as Geppetto and Cynthia Erivo as the Blue Fairy – give some life to its unimaginative story
  • Adaptation joins a long line of lacklustre live-action versions of Disney’s classic animated movies
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  • After more than 2 years of strict anti-pandemic border controls, Hong Kong has begun its ‘0+3’ no-quarantine scheme
  • We have 12 English idioms and one Cantonese phrase you can use as you get ready to hit the road
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